125 bags of heroin seized during delivery
View full sizeSpecial to the Sunbeam/Pennsville PoliceBags of prepackaged heroin seized by Pennsville Township Police in a bust on South Broadway on Monday.
PENNSVILLE TWP. In what is being described as one of the largest busts of its kind here, two men are facing numerous charges after allegedly being caught in the delivery ugg of more than 125 bags of heroin, police said today.
Both Seager and Sanchez were charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a school zone, conspiracy to possess a controlled dangerous substance and conspiracy to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.
According to Pennsville Police Lt. Allen Cummings, the arrests were the culmination of a week long investigation.
Police had received information that Sanchez would be returning to Pennsville in a 2003 Buick Rendezvous with a large amount of heroin. Monday Pennsville officers saw a vehicle occupied ugg by Sanchez pulling into the driveway of a home on South Broadway.
Cummings said Seager allegedly was in the house awaiting the arrival of Sanchez and the quantity of heroin.
As police watched, Cummings said, Seager allegedly went outside to meet Sanchez who was carrying a large, clear plastic bag containing the 125 packs of pre packaged heroin. At that point, police placed both men under arrest.
The heroin was wrapped in blue wa ugg xed paper which was folded and tucked into individual small resealable plastic bags.
JOSE ugg SANCHEZpolice officers in Pennsville are very aggressive and proactive against drug distribution in the township and with this seizure of heroin we were able to keep more than 120 bags from being distributed throughout the township, Cummings said.